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Colby College

Waterville, ME

According to its mission statement, "Colby is committed to the belief that the best preparation for life, and especially for the professions that require specialized study, is a broad acquaintance with human knowledge. The Colby experience is designed to enable each student to find and fulfill their own unique potential." [Source]

Website: http://www.colby.edu/

B

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2,262
Undergraduate
Enrollment
81%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$61,220
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

10:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.0%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

YES

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/27/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.